Congratulations to the 48 Hicks Morley lawyers who have been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory!
Practice Area: Pension, Benefits & Executive Compensation
Beyond COVID-19: 2022 Year in Review – Cases and Legislation of Note
Employers and human resource professionals will undoubtedly remember 2022 as another year shaped by the pandemic.
But…there were also legal developments in 2022 that were not related to COVID-19. In this FTR Now, we look at some of the past year’s notable “non-pandemic” cases and legislative developments.
The Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM): DC Plan Hot Topics
Defined Contribution (DC) plan sponsors and administrators will want to be sure to attend this topical session for a look back at changes in 2022 and a look ahead to the hot topics for 2023.
Stephanie Kalinowski Quoted in Canadian HR Reporter Article
Canadian HR Reporter quoted Hicks Morley’s Stephanie Kalinowski in an article titled, “What will longer EI sickness benefits mean for employers?”
Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits Increase to 26 Weeks
The amendments contained in Bill C-30, Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1, which permanently extend the maximum number of weeks available under employment insurance (EI) sickness benefits, have been proclaimed into force effective December 18, 2022. In this FTR Now we consider this development and its implications for employers. Extension from 15 to 26 Weeks…
Stephanie Kalinowski Quoted in Benefits Canada Article
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Stephanie Kalinowski in an article titled, “A look at the landscape for automatic features in Canadian pension plans.”
Ontario to Require Filed Pension Funding and Governance Policies
On November 14, 2022, the Ontario government released the 2022 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review – Ontario’s Plan to Build: A Progress Update. Included in the plan is, as previously announced in the 2022 Budget, the government’s commitment to consult with stakeholders on proposed regulations necessary for implementing a permanent target benefit framework in…
We Welcome Associate Nigel McKechnie to Hicks Morley
Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Nigel McKechnie has joined the firm as an associate in our Ottawa office.
Chambers Canada 2023 Guide Recognizes Hicks Morley for Employment & Labour and Pensions & Benefits
Hicks Morley has once again been recognized as a leading law firm in the Chambers Canada 2023 Guide for Employment & Labour (Ontario and Nationwide) and Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide).
Stephanie Kalinowski Recognized for Exceptional Volunteerism by the Association of Canadian Pension Management
Hicks Morley is delighted to announce that Stephanie Kalinowski has been awarded the Don Ireland Award for Exceptional Volunteerism by the Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM).